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Dr. Maxine Cartwright

Psychiatry
Newtown, CT
35 years experience

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Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Connecticut

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Please see below: I cannot make a diagnosis based on the information given. However, a psychiatrist/psychologist can meet with the individual and make a diagnosis. Than... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Usually: Most doctors can treat withdrawal from alcohol. However, because this is a very serious matter, I would be upfront with every physician you see so tha... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
See below: I see that you are surprised because you did two home tests. Now is the time for you to get as much rest as possible and start taking vitamins, especi... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Please see below.: It depends on what you mean by safe. You may experience weight gain and begin feeling tired if you continue to take Garcinia. Taken by itself, these u... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
See below: Assuming you are on an antipsychotic, both Wellbutrin and Effexor (venlafaxine) are good antidepressants.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Yes: The pain med is likely causing constipation. This leads to straining when you have a bowel movement which leads to hemorrhoids. Senna with colace (do... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Yes: lab errors happen.if u have take home bottles, get retested so your take home bottles aren't taken away. Currently it appears that you are not taking ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
No: The opiate will be in your system for longer than 5 days, even at this relatively low dose. More importantly, there is a reason you wisely chose to ta... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Panic attacks, or ..: S- have you been diagnosed with panic? O- it has been my experience that many people call anxiety "panic attacks". There are many causes for anxiety. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxine Cartwright
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Probably not: Its always best to taper Klonopin (clonazepam). Once you reach 0.5mg/day, you can safely stop it.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 1987MD
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